Luristan Handle in Form of an Ibex Head

Culture: Iran/Luristan
Period: 6th-4th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 6.5 cm x 6.2 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6185
Provenance: Private collection Jacob Acheroff, Paris. With a statement of provenance by A.M. Kevorkian dated 24 October 1975. Thence Swiss private collection Jean Olivier.
Condition: Intact
Description: Bronze attachment or handle in form of an ibex head. The semi-circular antlers end in the back of the neck. The ears flat, the eyes almond-shaped, on the chin a goatee. The cylindrical neck once probably enclosing a wood staff. Mounted.